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Bidding After a Raise V


West

Pass
Pass
North
Pass
2 S
4 S
East
Pass
Pass
AP
South
1 S
3 S!
Board 1
None Vul
S K J 2
H 10 4 2
D A 7 6 5 4
C 5 4
Trick
1 W
2 S
3 E
4 E
5 E
6 S
7 S
8 N
9 S
10 N
Lead
C K
D 2
C 10
H A
H Q
S A
D 3
D 5
S 6
D 6
2nd
4
10
7
3
K
5
K
9
10
Q
3rd
3
4!
2
5
6
2
A
S Q!
J
S 7
4th
A
J
5
2
4
3
8
C 8
4
H 7
W L
1 0
1 1
1 2
1 3
2 3
3 3
4 3
5 3
6 3
7 3
S 10 5
H 9 7 6 5
D K 10
C K Q J 8 2
TableS 4 3
H A Q J
D Q J 9 8
C 10 9 6 3
Bidding

Play
 
Resp to 1 of a suit
Follow up major raise
Set up dummy’s suit
Ducking play
S A Q 9 8 7 6
H K 8 3
D 3 2
C A 7
4 S by South8 top tricksWin the restmade 4 +420


West

2 H
North

Pass
East
1 H
3 NT!
South
Pass
AP
Board 2
N-S Vul
S J 10 9 8 2
H Q 5 2
D K 4
C K J 8
Trick
1 S
2 N
3 E
4 W
5 S
6 E
7 W
Lead
D 5
S J
D 3
H 3
S Q!
D Q
H 10
2nd
8
A
2
2
6
6
5
3rd
K
5
10
7
2
A
8
4th
J!
3
4
K
K
C 8
6
W L
0 1
1 1
2 1
2 2
3 2
4 2
5 2
S 7 6 3
H 10 4 3
D A 10 8
C Q 10 7 4
TableS A K
H A J 9 8 7
D Q J 3
C A 5 2
Bidding

Play

Defense 
Follow up major raise
Choose best game
Unblocking play
Finessing technique
Return proper card
S Q 5 4
H K 6
D 9 7 6 5 2
C 9 6 3
3 NT by East5 top tricksCash 4 more winnersmade 3 -400


West

Pass
Pass
North

1 D
Pass!
East

Pass
Pass
South
Pass
3 D
Board 3
E-W Vul
S K J 3
H A 8 5
D J 8 7 4
C K 8 3
Trick
1 E
2 W
3 S
4 W
5 N
6 N
7 S
8 N
9 S
Lead
H 2
S 10!
D K
S 8
D J
S 3!
H 4
H 8
C 2
2nd
3
J
A
K
10
5
6
9
5
3rd
K
Q
4
2
3
D 6
A
D 9
8!
4th
5
A
5
4
2
6
7
10
9
W L
0 1
1 1
1 2
2 2
3 2
4 2
5 2
6 2
6 3
S 10 9 8 6
H K J 10 6
D A 2
C Q 7 5
TableS Q 7 5 2
H Q 9 7 2
D 10 5
C A 10 9
Bidding

Play
Defense 
Passed hand response
Follow up minor raise
Elimination technique
Choose lead at suit
S A 4
H 4 3
D K Q 9 6 3
C J 6 4 2
3 D by North7 top tricksE endplayed, lose 1made 3 +110


West
1 C
3 S!
5 C
North
Pass
Pass
AP
East
3 C
4 S
South
Pass
Pass
Board 4
Both Vul
S Q 7 5 4
H A Q 9 5
D 10 9 4 3
C 5
Trick
1 N
2 N
3 S
4 E
5 E
6 E
7 E
Lead
H A
H 5
C 2
C Q
C J
C 9
D 5
2nd
7
8
3
8
H 2
H 6
2
3rd
J
K
5
4
6
7
J!
4th
3
4
K
H 9
S 4
H Q
3
W L
0 1
0 2
1 2
2 2
3 2
4 2
5 2
S A 10 8
H 4 3
D K J
C A 10 7 6 4 3
TableS K 9 3
H 8 7
D A 7 6 5
C K Q J 9
Bidding

Play
Defense 
Follow up minor raise
Strength-showing bid
Play for best chance
Choose lead at suit
S J 6 2
H K J 10 6 2
D Q 8 2
C 8 2
5 C by West10 top tricksWin the restmade 5 -600


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